Short Bio

  • Born in 1978 in Palermo, Italy.
  • Laurea (M.S.) degree in Mathematics from Università di Palermo, 2002.
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics from Università di Palermo and in Computer Science from Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (joint Ph.D.), 2006.
  • Assegnista di Ricerca (Research Assistant) at Università di Salerno from 2005 to 2008.
  • Post-doctoral fellow at Università di Salerno from 2008 to 2009.
  • Post-doctoral fellow at Laboratoire I3S in Sophia Antipolis from 2009 to 2010.
  • Attaché Temporaire d'Enseignement et de Recherche (Research and Teaching Assistant) at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis from 2010 to 2012.
  • CNRS post-doc researcher at Laboratoire I3S in Sophia Antipolis from September to December 2012
  • Currently, Ricercatore a Tempo Determinato (Assistant Professor) at Università di Palermo.
  • Italian qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) for Associate Professor in sector 09/H1 (Information Processing Systems), 2015, and in sector 01/B1 (Computer Science), 2017.
  • Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, 2015.
  • Since 2016, also Visiting Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, UK.

Member of the following organizations:

  • EATCS - European Association for Theoretical Computer Science
  • CCWA - Centre for Combinatorics on Words & Applications
  • GRIN - Gruppo di Informatica
  • GDR IM - Groupement de Recherche Informatique Mathématique
  • INdAM - Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica "Francesco Severi"
  • WARG - Words and Automata Research Group
  • CITC - Centro Interdipartimentale di Tecnologie della Conoscenza

Curriculum Vitae

Here is my Curriculum Vitae.